Sign in

Linux administrator, Systems Analyst

Raleigh, NC
December 28, 2018

Contact this candidate


Lawrence O. Terry, III

**** *. ********* ***

Raleigh, NC 27613 919-***-****


Seeking a career where my knowledge in Linux, zLinux on the mainframe, java programming, system monitoring, software testing, communication, customer support and leadership skills will be used to add value to an applications/software administration organization.


IBM (contractor)

zLinux System Administrator,

10/10/2017 to 02/09/2018

Security Patching zLinux servers.

Monitoring zLinux Enterprise (Red Hat) servers for performance and troubleshooting issues.

Creating documentations for maintenance and security patching.

Reviewing server infrastructure (Memory, disk space, File system checks).

Blue Cross Blue Shield Columbia, SC

zLinux Middle Ware Services/Systems Administrator

04/2006 to 05/2017

Developed a java system application to incorporate our company wide monitoring tools (HP's BAC, CA's CEM and OPSView) into our system support (MainFrame) ticketing system via jms messaging allowing notifications to send out if any server was experiencing issues.

Experience in HP Business Application Console configuration and debugging.

Experience in OPSView server/host monitoring configuration and debugging.

zLinux Enterprise systems administration (RedHat, Suse 11).

Customer Support for multiple lines of government and health care lines of business.

WebSphere migration and configuration.

WebSphere monitoring.

Trouble shooting Linux server issues.

Trouble shooting WebSphere infrastructure server related issues.

Experience with Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM) for backup and restore.

Provided detailed Management presentations and walk throughs.

State of South Carolina Government

South Carolina Budget and Control Board Columbia, SC

Java programmer, Analyst/Web Applications

02/2002 to 04/2006

Developed database driven web application for state employees to complete, submit, update, delete, and review request using WebSphere platform, Java and JavaScript. Created PDF, using FOI and XML for printable versions requests. Utilized converting JAVA to Excel for spreadsheet reporting functionality.

Assisted in developing database driven web application for the State of South Carolina Treasure's office

Developed database driven web application for the Education Oversight Committee.

Assisted in developing web applications for the South Carolina Secretary of the State office.

Project Leader for related projects.

Requirement specifications gathering.

Assisting in end-user training.

Providing end-user and current engineering support for all applications worked on.

Provided detailed Management presentations and walk throughs for related projects.

Developed end-user's manuals.

EDUCATION: Lenoir-Rhyne University Hickory, NC, United States

Bachelor of Science: Computer Science


Strong communication skills

Opsview monitoring

Managing tight deadlines

Customer Support

Working independently

Team oriented

Object-oriented design

Project leadership

Working with large data sets

Able to adapt to a changing environment

System administration (linux)

Red Hat Linux Enterprise

Linux (Ubuntu)

Knowledge of HTML

Linux on the mainframe virtualization

Knowledge of bash scripting

Java Experience

Networking "adding routes"

Triage server and application issues

Networked applications

Knowledge of regular expression

Tivoli Storage Manager (TSM)

Zypper experience

Large-scale systems

Back-end web languages

ISAY experience

Patching linux and zlinux servers

Knowledge of gssh

Knowledge of ssh

Testing and Development Support



Suse Linux Enterprise v11/12

Visit customer sites (customer facing and personable)

Direct end user support

Ability to set up laptops

Proficient in Microsoft

Active directory experience

Switch/Routing experience

Back up experience

Contact this candidate